Sodai

Vinyl Releases

ZERO ONE
12" Vinyl UK 31.07.19
gardens of god pres. their new ep >zero one<
Sodai010
Sodai
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11.49 EUR *
RAU
12" Vinyl UK 24.04.19
new four-track ep by gardens of god
Sodai009
Sodai
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11.49 EUR *
ROOTS EP
12" Vinyl UK 17.10.18
lithuanian based label sodai started its journey in 2016, making it a label still in it’s infancy but making a big impression. owned by artist gardens of god, who started the label to create his own ‘no limits’ plat-form for his experimental sounds and projects. while at the same time a platform to give other artists the chance to also have freedom with art and music. with releases from raxon, few nolder and third son under their belt, the label shows no sign of slowing down, next in line is italian producer alex schaufel (suara, diynamic) who is welcomed to the label with a his heavy hitting four track ep entitled ‘roots’.
Sodai008
Sodai
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10.25 EUR *
SYNCOPE
12" Vinyl UK 30.05.18
lithuanian based label sodai started its journey in 2016, making it a label still in its infancy but making a big impression. owned by artist gardens of god, who started the label to create his own no limits platform for his experimental sounds and projects. while at the same time a platform to give other artists the chance to also have freedom with art and music. with releases from raxon, few nolder and alex krell under their belt, they can announce the exciting debut from uk producer third son this april. ive been an admirer of gardens of gods music for a long time, when he asked me if i could do something for his imprint, i was more than thrilled! adds joseph. syncopes synths spread far and wide, making this a journey of a track, modulating and panning in and out, pushing and pulling along a percussive drive. his broad musical range can be felt in this mix, with its slightly hypnotic tones. irony has a punctuated low end, which creates a deep and dark groove. the synthetic elements in this track gain in attitude, on top of ambient pads, leading nicely into bach to close out the release. its driving and determined bass makes the backbone of the track, with a modulating hook line, along building and expanding frequency ranges. the whole package makes for a very strong first release from third son, and sodai are excited to be welcoming him to the family.
Sodai007
Sodai
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MAPLE EP
12" Vinyl UK 19.12.17
one year ago, sodai burst onto the electronic soundscape with fearless river / ghost from label boss gardens of god. renowned for delivering the highest quality with meticulously selected artists, the label has carved out a fresh sound and distinct style. to celebrate the first milestone, gardens of god solidifies the integrity of the label with the profound maple ep . “these three tracks represent what i’ve been playing and enjoying since river / ghost was released last year. no compromises, just for people to get lost in.” - gardens of god subtle distorted keys pan the atmosphere in lead track maple for an enticing start to the ep, before a dominating bass soon carries the track through layers of melodic synths. the sinister tones of whistler are next and set to cause a serious stir on the dancefloor. last up, bek is a solid techno roller with a thundering bass, enhanced by an incredible richness in the haunting synths that echo throughout. vilnius based gardens of god has established himself as a key player in the world of house and techno. the classically trained artist has enjoyed a groundbreaking few years with weighty features on bbc radio 1, plus vital releases on maceo plex’s ellum and his own imprint sodai.
Sodai006
Sodai
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10.69 EUR *
PARALLEL SEDUCTION EP
12" Vinyl UK 13.11.17
lithuanian alex krell rides the new wave of deep and dark techno straight into the sodai fold, delivering a comprehensive and cohesive four track ep for gardens of god’s respected imprint.
enticingly deep and dubby, title track parallel seduction sets the tone with a rumbling bass and reverbing stabs. optyx picks up the pace, with driving percussion and shimmering synth soundscapes. the subtle distortions of wiemar are next up, conjuring a deep brooding atmosphere. lastly, knocturne is expertly crafted for the dancefloor leaving us fully immersed in a flawless ep.
Sodai005
Sodai
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9.99 EUR *
DELTA EP
12" Vinyl UK 29.08.17
the fourth release from gardens of gods imprint sodai is the barcelona based, egyptian dj and producer raxon with his &#8203,,,detla ep&#8203,,. a trend-setter, the former-architect exhibits a cogent production style making him an fitting addition to the label. a special track for raxon, &#8203,,detla was created en route to cape town for a big festival. i thought i would need to make some changes after the show, as is often the case, but the track worked, so i left it exactly as it is in its first original arrangement&#8203,,. &#8203,,which any producer will know is rare&#8203,,. the ep kicks off with an enticing intro, growing layer by layer with a detailed arrangement of ethereal synths and minimalistic percussion. a full breakdown mid-track leaves you craving more, before the final drop in all it’s stomping glory. on the flipside, &#8203,,jungle express &#8203,,features a hastier intro and a balearic-inspired drum pattern. a siren hooks you in as it drops into a bass-ridden techno roller. raxon &#8203,,has &#8203,,received critical acclaim east of the mediterranean, boasting best dubai dj in 2013/14 by time out dubai. developing and collaborating, raxon has continued to develop his career working with imprints and artists including ellum and diynamic. catching the eye of tastemaker john digweed, raxon has featured as a special guest on his transitions radio show twice cementing his place in the techno scene.
Sodai004
Sodai
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BLEED EP
12" Vinyl UK 19.04.17
gardens of god sodai imprint continues to unearth creative production talent from the label’s native city of vilnius with the third and latest artist from the city to feature on the label. introducing talassa barda for his debut introducing three expertly crafted techno cuts. lead track wolf has a howling big room sound effect and a dark techno underbelly. human with it’s haunting like qualities develops into a peak time monster that is sure to thunder in vast spaces over the summer. finally, bleed is a rolling acid tinged track that fuses electro, breakbeat and techno for possibly the most interesting of all three.
Sodai003
Sodai
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10.29 EUR *
ACE OF SPACE
12" Vinyl UK 22.12.16
few nolder has created a fitting second ep for gardens of god’s sodai label, spotlighting the cream of electronic talent coming out of lithu&#8203,,,ania. ’&#8203,,,ace of space’ confidently delivers three original tracks that build upon an already solid reputation. “&#8203,,,showing a steady upward trajectory, few nolder has established himself as an internationally respected &#8203,,, dj-producer”sosaid&#8203,,,xlr8rofhisrecentwork.h&#8203,,,isopeningtrack‘&#8203,,,balance’isthemostunexpectedtrack linas strockis aka few nolder &#8203,,,claims to have done in years. he is particularly surprised with his approach, discussing the “&#8203,,,deep percussion and long tail cowbells together with windy tex&#8203,,, tures, and lush hypno feel”. while ‘&#8203,,,teaser’, which gardens of god played during his back to back with &#8203,,,b.traits &#8203,,,on bbc radio 1 recently is contrastingly unrelenting. “&#8203,,,the m&#8203,,, elody evolves into a monster”, he says of the record, which can be heard in the metal snares and enchanting flute.&#8203,,, on title track ‘&#8203,,,ace of space’ nolder wants you to imagine “&#8203,,,stars passing by in their intergalactic travels &#8203,,,whilst the drops are like a return from an uncharted nebula”. this is an ep based on big melodies and endless spaces, and a worthy fit for the burgeoning label. few nolder has been creating music for over a decade with a steady succession of releases on ghostly international, planet mu, connaisseur recordings and needwant recording
Sodai002
Sodai
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10.89 EUR *
RIVER / GHOST EP
12" Vinyl UK 27.09.16
since his first release in 2014, gardens of god has been building himself a sterling reputation that many can only dream of. this autumn sees the lithuanian dj and producer launch his own sodai imprint, with his own two track production river/ghost ep forming the debut release.river opens with a captivating force and level of intricacy that’s undeniably a gardens of god signature production. g host is highly emotive and charged, a record that unfolds with such force taking overarching white noise and horns to command the peak of the night. the creation of the sodai label arose as an outlet to release his own music at his own pace. as he explains,sodai will allow me to experiment with my sounds and create an ongoing project that gives me the freedom to style both with art and music. minidaugas lapinskis aka gardens of god has only released a handful of ep s and yet his name is often spoken with great regard among fellow artists, including the illustrious maceo plex. for over a decade gardens of god has been steadily mastering his craft and creating both film and television scores. it is only in recent years that he has decided to unveil his work and open the doors to his studio, as seen over at xlr8r
Sodai001
Sodai
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9.49 EUR *
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